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Definition of tolerant adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


/ˈtɑlərənt/ tolerant pronunciation American
1 tolerant (of/toward someone/something) able to accept what other people say or do even if you do not agree with itHe has a very tolerant attitude toward other religions.2 tolerant (of something) (of plants, animals, or machines) able to survive or operate in difficult conditionsThe plants are tolerant of frost. antonym intolerant tolerantly
tolerantly pronunciation American